Rajindar Sachar

Both Nehru and Patel were need of the hour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while speaking on the budget pointed out that Congress did not make Vallabhbhai Patel Prime Minister....

A blow has been dealt to the judiciary

There is a saying that the house got burnt by its own (house stove). I was reminded of this on...

Women from all parties must seek passage of reservation bill

Rahul Gandhi, in his latest interview, has emphasised that women’s representation in Parliament should be prioritised. Similar determination has echoed...

My memories of the great Nehru

Reverence and hero worship for Jawaharlal Nehru was normal not only with the older generation but with our generation as...

Increase strength of Lok Sabha to give women space in Parliament

Sonia Gandhi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get the Women’s Reservation Bill passed in Parliament and is...

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‘Bullet train project is a cruel joke on the poor of India’

It is a tragedy of Indian politics that the bullet train project from Ahmadabad to Mumbai that is expected to cost...

How I avoided having breakfast with Nehru

A new President’s oath taking address, though a routine matter, is also an occasion for people to judge whether the...

Gopal Gandhi opposes death penalty in all cases

The process to elect the Vice-President of the country has started. There is a straight fight between the NDA candidate...

Muslims do not need to wear patriotism on the sleeve

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, while speaking of the achievements of the Narendra Modi Government recently, proudly proclaimed. “We have...

Yogi being CM and MP is problematic

The rise of Yogi Adityanath as a centre of power contenders amongst BJP-RSS leaders seems to baffle the public. Though...

A forgotten gender injustice awaits to be righted

A forgotten gender injustice awaits to be righted

Sushma Swaraj, usually a calm politician, was so upset that she spontaneously blurted out “I will shave my head if...

Simultaneous Lok Sabha, Assembly elections against federalism

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has, for the last six months, maintained a continuous refrain on the advantages of holding Lok...

Musings on Netaji and Dhyan Chand

Following Netaji Subash Chandra Bose’s failure to come back to India, after the capture of I.N.A. personnel at the end...

Political class needs to show greater maturity

Political class needs to show greater maturity

I feel anger that present day politicians can act so low that they try to make use, to their partisan...

Dr Lohia’s philosophy needs to be understood

I have always believed that somehow, the philosophy and principles of Dr Ram Manohar Lohia, the socialist leader, have never...